noun, plural jack-in-the-pul·pits.
Origin of jack-in-the-pulpit
Examples from the Web for jack-in-the-pulpit
We do not want the Jack-in-the-pulpit to disappear from our woods.
Don't you call that an adventure—lifting the stone off the Jack-in-the-Pulpit so he could grow?Uncle Wiggily in the Woods|Howard R. Garis
Dear Jack-in-the-Pulpit: I am a little boy just six years old.
Jack-in-the-pulpit is a wild cousin of the over-civilized calla lily.
Very striking examples of this reaction are offered by the awakening corms of the Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisma triphyllum).